Nature Valley Granola Thins

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I’m always looking for tasty, healthy snacks for my daughter. This time I found a new one for me – Nature Valley Granola Thins! They are so delicious!

I’m already familiar with the Oats ‘n Honey Crunchy Granola Bars. They are very tasty yet healthy at the same time. Based on this product, Nature Valley has now created Granola Thins. These provide the same flavor and crunch but now with peanut butter or dark chocolate.

They are all-natural and do not contain high fructose corn syrup. They are the perfect size too – you just need one square to fill that ‘munchie’ feeling. Better yet, each square is only 90 calories so it’s a guilt-free snack. Nature Valley provides the full list of ingredients for the Dark Chocolate and the Peanut Butter Granola Thins.

With summer being here, I have noticed a lot of S’more love being spread around. Here is a recipe using these Granola Thins instead of graham crackers and chocolate bars:

  • Roast marshmallow over open flame until it turns golden brown.
  • Select two dark chocolate Granola Thins. Try the peanut butter flavor as a tasty alternative. You can even use one of each!
  • Place the marshmallow inside the two thins, granola side out, and enjoy!

These are not tidy car-snacks for the kiddies though. They are quite crumby and if it is any warmer than room temperature, the topping sticks a bit to the paper insert. Despite this, these will be a staple in my house and my car from now on.

Giveaway closed, winners announced here!

One reader will win a special Nature Valley Prize Pack which includes a nature-inspired mug, mouse pad, desk calendar, and 2 boxes of Nature Valley Granola Thins (one of each flavor).

To enter (mandatory):
Visit Nature Valley and tell me which bar or snack is your favorite.

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Giveaway ends 8/15/10 at 11:59 PST. Open to US residents only. Winners have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen.

Disclosure: I was provided with a 2 boxes of Nature Valley Granola Thins at no cost in order to test the product. The review presented here is 100% my honest opinion.

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TerriAnn van Gosliga is the main writer at Cookies & Clogs and Driving Mamas. Born & raised in the SF Bay Area but loves to travel. She's been married to her best friend for 15 years, homeschools her 14-year-old daughter, and has an accident-prone lab mix dog.


  1. I like the Sweet & Salty varieties, but nothing beats the original oats n honey. I would like to try the chocolate granola thins as a Smore!

  2. I haven’t found a Nature Valley bar I don’t like, but I suppose my favorite would have to be the Cranberry & Pomegranate Chewy Trail Mix bar. Thanks.

  3. Cinnamon is my favorite. We eat these all the time. Carry them in our hike pack. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway

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